Amitruck – Recruiter

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Job Duties and Responsibilities 💼

Pre Recruitment Preparation

  • Working with the hiring manager to develop a comprehensive job description for the vacant position(s).
  • In consultation with the Head of People and hiring manager, craft salary and benefits package entitlement for each role.
  • Preparing job ads based on the agreed job description.
  • Identifying the best talent source suitable for the vacant position(s).
  • Identifying ancillary needs for the role ( eg work tools, seating space) and coordinating with the necessary internal enabler to have these in place.
  • Ensuring that 3rd party recruitment agencies are well briefed on the requirements and turnaround timelines for a hiring campaign when enjoined.
  • Preparing all necessary collateral to support the hiring campaign (technical assessments, scoring sheets).
  • Ensuring that all vacant positions are loaded on the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)


  • Leveraging sourcing tools to source for appropriate profiles as per hiring criteria.
  • Longlisting and shortlisting candidates in accordance with the agreed criteria.
  • Setting up and facilitating in-person or virtual technical assessments.
  • Setting up and facilitating in-person interviews.
  • Ensuring all unsuccessful candidates are notified of their status in a clear and timely manner.

Pre boarding

  • Facilitating background checks.
  • Facilitating finalists’ terms of service negotiations, ensuring all communication is as per terms agreed to by management.
  • Preparing and facilitating e-signature of all employment paperwork as needed.
  • Setting up new joiners on the relevant internal communication platforms.
  • Working with the hiring manager to craft the new joiners’ onboarding plan.
  • Ensuring the necessary work tools needed by the new joiner are ready and in good working condition.


  • Keep all relevant employee databases accurate and up to date.
  • Ensuring the hiring pipeline on the ATS are well organized and CVs categorized appropriately.
  • Prepare documents and reports as guided by the Head of People Operations.
  • Create new and continuously improve the available recruitment collateral.
  • Ensure all information they handle is treated with the utmost confidentiality.
  • Present reports on recruitment and analyses the status of recruitment practices regularly to the team and management.
  • Uphold the highest quality standards when undertaking all their tasks.


  • Work effectively with hiring managers to understand their hiring needs and how to optimize time and resources to fill vacant positions.
  • Communicate effectively with 3rd party recruiters to ensure unique hiring needs are met within the stipulated time and that hires meet the expectations.
  • Work effectively with the rest of the People Operations team to ensure new hires are effectively onboarding and settled in the business.
  • Work effectively with all across the organization as needed.

Competencies 🌟

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Active listening
  • Multitasking
  • Relationship building
  • Effective time management

Experience Required 🎖

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • CHRP (K) qualification is an added advantage.
  • 5-7 years of work experience as an in-house recruiter.
  • Highly proficient in the use of Gsuite and applicant tracking and HRIS systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of interview techniques and applicant screening methods.
  • Deep understanding of Kenya employment laws and regulations.
  • Extensive knowledge of a wide variety of sourcing avenues.